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. city college of san francisco has 9 campuses in the city and serves approximately 100,000 students each year. the state has reduced funding to ccsf by core academic courses, provide work force training, provide an education that prepares students for 4 year universities, keep city college libraries and student support services open, keep technology and instructional support up to date, and offset state budget cuts. i'm here with alyssa messer, an english teacher at city college of san francisco. she's the ppt of aft2121, the faculty union, and a proponent of proposition a. also joining us is starchild, a local activist with the libertarian party of san francisco and a former candidate for the san francisco school board. he's an opponent of the measure. thank you both for taking the time to be with us today. >> thank you. >> alyssa, i'd like to give you the opportunity it share the thoughts of your position. >> so proposition a is a temporary 8-year, $79 parcel tax on properties in san francisco. and that money would go directly to supporting city college of san francisco. city colleg
all the needs that we have here in san francisco. for example it only keeps operations and make and for the roads and the transit system that about a two-day level. that is not necessarily a great state of disrepair. there is a next-generation transportation ideas that were not scoped out enough to be included that work is now ongoing in san francisco through the creation of the san francisco just petition transportation plan, the next item on the agendaat this point the region is in eir mode; they are working to release a draft eir in december, and then certify the final eir at the time of the plan adoption which is this upcoming may, 2013. i will close my presentation and happy to help out with any questions you might havethank you. >> opening it up for public comment. if there is any? seeing none, commissioner antonini. >> i have a few questions for whoever is most able to answer these. i noticed the projections show around 191,000 new jobs by 2014, but only 92,000 housing units but one assumes that each housing unit is averaging at least two people;it looks like there i
available to reinstate a settlement fund. in the matter of san francisco unified school district versus pierce street the board of education by four aye's and three absent approve authorization for district and insurance company to pursue damage claim through litigation if necessary. for the read out for tonight's closed session september 25, 2012 public employment the board by a vote of six aye's and one absence approved the contract for one assistant superintendent. other items posted in the agenda is the staff report and classified personnel transactions. meeting adjourned. thank you very much. >> thank you, everyone, for coming. i welcome to the opening of scoots san francisco network. [applause]. >> thanks. today, we are opening our beta program to the san francisco public and with that, we are opening the world's first network of shared electric scooters. [applause]. >> there we go, we're back, okay, so before i tell you about our s*frs for san francisco, i want to introduce someone who has already made san francisco an even better place to live, mayor ed lee. there are two thin
and the great government consulting as they pick the products to bring a lot of innovation to san francisco. cory? give cory a round of applause. [applause] >> thank you, chris. thank you so much for all of your hard work, chris. none of this could be possible without your efforts. good evening. the good government awards are incredibly important in san francisco. it's a chance for us to honor the tremendous work that happens in the city and also to honor the individuals who are responsible for some of that success. congratulations to all of our honorees. we're very grateful for your work. let's give a hand for them. [applause] the good government awards also support spur's good government work. it is a central part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our public services, whether that finding different re
of accommodations first for ed harrington general manager of the san francisco public utilities commission and michael campbell and director for the san francisco public utilities commission. >> well, thank you very much and we have two resolutions of accommodation to two very important individuals and ed harrington being the first one and so much has been said about ed harrington that i don't know if we need to add to all the numerous things that have rightly said about him. i doubt that ed harrington is watching the lafco meeting. i am sure one of the benefits that he was looking forward to when he retired he no longer had to come to these meetings accident but in the event he is watching. >> >> we want to thank ed harrington for his work and we have a resolution before the commission honoring him. the second item and just as important is to honor mike campbell who has taken time i think he might be technically on vacation or personal time, so i apologize. it is not our intent to honor you by forcing you to take personal time to actually come to a lafco meeting, but mike campbell res
at ways to move into that direction and i think san francisco has definitely led the way for our president to move forward with obamacare and i'm excited about that and i think we can find more innovative ways to fund this. part of that is taking the fees from the employers who have those fees who aren't using it for reimbursement and other costs that we take those fees and use them for appropriate purposes. >> mr. resignato. >> thank you chris for the health question, i will give you the $5 i owe you. [ [ laughter ] >> absolutely healthy sf is the program that created universal health coverage in san francisco. it's amazing. the problems we have had, we have had are people taking their children to the emergency rooms for primary care. and we're eliminating that through programs that make sure that everybody has health insurance. so yes, i agree with this. and i think it needs to be expanded and it's relatively cheap. and my entire public health career has been in prevention. and what happens is when people have health insurance and they are seeing a doctor on a regular basis or health
universal health coverage in san francisco. it's amazing. the problems we have had, we have had are people taking their children to the emergency rooms for primary care. and we're eliminating that through programs that make sure that everybody has health insurance. so yes, i agree with this. and i think it needs to be expanded and it's relatively cheap. and my entire public health career has been in prevention. and what happens is when people have health insurance and they are seeing a doctor on a regular basis or health care provider and getting preventative services, that saves us so much money in the end. and also, for these businesses that are having to pay, their employees will be healthier. so it's a win-win in every situation and we need to really expand and i agree with this program. absolutely. thank you, chris for the question. >> thank you. >> i just wanted to add that i have been in a toothpaste commercial, crest toothpaste commercial, as a matter of fact and because of having dental services since i was a kid through access to health care is why my teeth look like this now.
successful businesses. i would not open another one in san francisco. i would not. >> thank you. mr. yee. >> here's the four things i would do to create jobs. number one, help the small businesses with a one stot shop approach. ocean avenue had a fire. nine businesses had a fire and the mayor came and if he could do that one time we could do that all the time and number two give taxing incentives for high-tech and these jobs and kids are graduates and we don't have the jobs and number three i would support the convention bureau in bringing tourism and we know tourism is really a big job producer in san francisco. number four, we also have lots of funding, government funding, that is supporting capital projects, and for instance 2006 we did not have local hiring for our bond measure. 2011 half a billion dollars worth of work. i want local hiring so that we pay for it. our people that live here should benefit from it. >> all right. thank you. all right. now we're going to come to the candidate's closing statements but i want to remind you if you haven't registered to vote y
interpretation, constitutional law and property and natural resources law. he is a resident of san francisco's mission district. we are honored to work chris almendorf. [ applause ] >> thank you very much and thank you to all of the candidates who are here today. we're very fortunate to be joined by six candidates and what i hope will soon be seven. all of the candidates have agreed to ask their supporters to be respectful of other candidates and the audience and to maintain quiet during the forum. i ask you to respect that commitment. every aspect of this forum will be equally fair to all participating candidates. as everyone here knows candidate debates are often limited to latitudinal appears and personal attack. our debate focuses on critical areas of policy disagreement among the leading candidates. so this end the league of women voters of san francisco and the san francisco public press working with researchers at uc davis, developed an issue position survey for the supervisorial candidates. the candidates were asked to state whether they support or opposite 43 specific polices or po
. cheryl is a long time volunteer for the san francisco leauge of women voters and moderating many of the reforms and past recipient of the women that could be president award. we are honored to welcome cheryl. cheryl. >> thank you everybody. thank you for coming out tonight on a cold foggy san francisco evening. this district election is really important. i am proud to be here. this is a great organization. we have nine candidates and hello everyone. it's a pleasure to see everyone in the beginning and hopefully they remember me later. the way it will work is the candidates will have one minute that you submitted. i have four questions to start with, plus the league will have their own questions and we invite you to get your questions and someone will get them. the questions have been submitted on the leauge of women voters website and every candidate is going to answer every question, so now we have time keepers. our time keepers, our lovely time keepers are out in front here and they will hold up a yellow card to signify to the candidates have third seconds remaining
and moral of san francisco. we are here to convey the magnitude of our support for ross and the depth of our respect for a man who enjoyed months of scrutiny and humiliation. ross faced these circumstances with admirable dignity, optimism and fortitude. all attributes we want in our [speaker not understood]. [speaker not understood] create a model jail system that will do this city proud. how fitting that a star is the symbol of the sheriff's office. surrounded by a galaxy of supporters, ross is our star. let him shine. (applause) >> thank you. next speaker. >>> good afternoon, president chiu, honorable members of the city and county of san francisco board of supervisors. i had my rosery clothes on here because we are a week away from the board of supervisors meeting regarding the ousting or the possible ousting of sheriff ross mcarimi, an elected official here in the city and county of san francisco. while i recognize some of you as honorable, supervisors, there are a few of you that are lackies for the mayor. whether you want to recognize it or look at me or not and realize you're occupyin
with frankie. with that the meeting is adjourned. here to introduce the mayor of san francisco, forecast sf sponsor and regional vice president health system innovation and community benefit for california pacific medical center, please welcome judy lee. judy. (applause). >> good morning. i've learned a lot this morning nr tim and john and i think the most personally relevant to me is john's comments about the mortgage rate hitting the all-time low. so i think i'm going to have it call my husband and take that refi offer during the break. but back to the agenda. since becoming mayor, at lee has prioritized job grow *t and making san francisco the innovation capital of the world. and the chamber has worked very closely with the mayor on a number of initiatives, one that we're very proud of is the midmarket payroll tax initiatives. that is to make san francisco much more attracttive to entrepreneurial companies and renovate a blighted area. we're particularly proud of this kind of public-private partnership to move the city forward. now join me in welcoming the city's first asian america
% of the citizens of foreign-born; it is nice to see reflection on this board, so when people come to san francisco from some of the places. we see that this weekend, sailing races, baseball games, disney cruise ships, bigger skyscrapers, million dollar jets that we heard flying atop of us. the zoning ap, market street, i hope you guys put a little fitness app in there, like we have on the marina. i would like to call attention to a place where the light is not shine, three blocks away from union square; one block away from where oracle is hosting -- this we can then have hired security guards and police officers to wash their block. at the place where it is okay to smoke and trade crack, it has crippled our city, society and humaniy. alike to i would like to invite you to read with us at 4070 farrell. thank you for your work. additional public comment? >> david -- i do not fill out a speaker card. i want to recognize brian smith and his good work for the department. he left last thursday due to family employment situation. he was the it manager for city planning. he did a great job respondi
from small builders of the challenges of building in san francisco i concluded that this is good legislation >> item 19. >> experiencing technical difficulties; please stand by * for support. this motion is approved. >> part of the effort to continue to prevent wage theft in san francisco. the launch, i think marks the very first time that any local government has gone >> technical difficulties; please stand by >> and was instrumental in the creation of proposition 8 against gay marriage and has made comments that catholic practitioners from the queer community abstein from holy community. recently the same persona apologized for his arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, behavior that he thought brought shame and disgrace on himself and the church. i wish he would issue a similar apology to the queer community. many in our community take years to accept their identity and sometimes longer still to return to their faith. these words are lacking in compassion and in many ways seem to defy the very basic principles of the new testament, values that include love, acceptance, tolera
>> good afternoon and welcome to the september 27, 2012 meeting of the joint meeting of the san francisco board of education and the san francisco board of supervisors. the city and school district select committee. my name is david campos and i am the chair of the committee. madam secretary, if you can please take the roll? before we do that i wanted to thank the following members of sfgtv staff who are covering the meeting today. mark bunch and bill dylan. madam secretary. >> did you want me to read the first item? >> roll call. >> roll call. we haven't had one. supervisor campos? >> present. >> supervisor olague? >> here. >> thank you. supervisor chu? >> he's in route. >> [speaker not understood]? >> here. >> [speaker not understood]? >> and commissioner mendosa. >> here. >> thank you very much. madam secretary, if you can please call item number 1. >> thank you, supervisor. it's item 120 3 93, hearing on the student drop out rates as introduced by supervisor cohen. >> this is an item that has been introduced by supervisor cohen. before i turn it over to supervisor cohen, i want to tha
>> thank you for your patience. i m leader pelosi's district rector in san francisco. i've been with the for about nine years, and we are excited to put on this forum today to help people learn how they can access credit and capital for their small business. click background on some of what was accomplished in the last congress when later closing was speaker of the house. she had had 16 tax cuts signed into law to help small businesses grow and thrive. as we know, during the last 15 years, small businesses account for about 2/3 of the job growth in our country, but when the bush recession hits in 2009, 2010, small businesses were hit particularly hard. small businesses are the center of her agenda. congress under her leadership gave 27 million small businesses tax cuts. two main pieces of legislation -- the small businesses jobs act in the information you have, will create a total of 500,000 jobs and create eight tax cuts. they are all described in the packet you have. also, unleashing up to $300 billion in credit for small businesses to access. there are another eight tax cuts
, and i'm a retired medical social worker in county of san francisco and a licensed social worker in the state of california. between 1992 and 2003, i work for its jail medical service department of public health at 850 brian at san francisco general. i had compassionate release for dying inmates. all other sheriff michael hennessy. i'm respectfully asking you to reinstate ross mirkarimi as san francisco sheriff, to continue 32 years of rehabilitative programs initiated by sheriff hennessy, focusing on --mvfl redemption through education, mental treatment, diminution resid keeping the department of public health as the sole provider of medical service to9táÑ the incarcerated. rather than contracting them out to -- with knownt9"$ records of prisoners death and abuse, these services are('azÑ now at risk of being totallyn dimúkf totally . he reassured voters3$h/ that prisoner redemption shall remain the priority in city jails. >> president chiu: thank you. >> name is collette brown. i wanted to show justw4ju like e lady said about why we need our sheriff. and -- a death becau
. -- san francisco with someone special. our first look out is here at buena vista park, a favorite with couples and dog walkers. both have a significant force. a refreshing retreat from urban life. the romantic past that meander up and down the park under pines and eucalyptus. hang out in this environment and you might see butterflies it, fennel, and then the lines. -- dandelions. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds
or helped develop the blight policy or ordinance here in san francisco. i thought we came up with fair legislation that required property owners to clean the graffiti in a timely manner and gave them the opportunity to do so. we've done a lot around education with the school district, educating kids about graffiti, how graffiti affects property owners, it affects the city. and things we've done, we've worked with the art commission. i think one of the funest things i was involved in was at that time deputy director nuru of dpw and i worked with the arts commission on what color the street furniture and lamp poles in san francisco should be and standardize that nice green color we have now and made it easier to paint out graffiti and keep a standard. so, dpw didn't have to carry around 10 different colors of paint with them to paint out graffiti. so, going forward what i'd really like to see is just really more education, more education, education with kids, with property owners around their responsibilities, with folks that get caught doing vandalism and grab feet and also education wi
is having the san francisco housing authority try to film its meetings. it doesn't even meet at city hall and this is the kind of inequity i'm talking about. we need accountability. so i appreciate that and we need that. thank you. >> thank you, mr. everett. >> i'm the type the progressive who grieves believes that we're only as wealthy as the least among us. so means that in san francisco we can only go as far as the african-american young men and women who have been economically disadvantaged for generations here in the city. we need to provide jobs. with when we talk about green jobs of future and sustainable produce, we need to talk about how to feed the single mothers in those communities. we need comprehensive reforms to bring those disadvantaged communitis with us. we cannot provide those folks with jobs unless we reform our drug policies in san francisco, which essentially disadvantage and persecute young men of color who on a day to day basis are being subjected to the criminal justice system in a way that is not done by other members of our society. >> you have got another
dollars but i believe san francisco is one of the number one tourist attractions in the united states. it generates $9 million tax revenue a year and the buddhists say in heaven and hell is on everyday. you come into the city, can you go church and come out and go to westportal and get a ticket. i think that is morally wrong and gouging and gouging and eventually it's just bad pr and for the generating 2.5 million dollars on this budget it's senseless and it's just more government putting the throats -- putting the boots on the throat of the average day citizen. >> all right. thank you sir. mr. yee. >> so let's face it. let's not make our parking meters the atm for the city. i mean we really need to support the notion that we don't want meters to operate on sunday, especially in our district, district seven. the business corridors need access to customers and when you charge on sundays and parking meters the same people shopping and at restaurants they're going to go somewhere else. they're going to go to stonestown and the malls and if you believe in the small businesses in t
with -- working on industrial deals on the peninsula and san francisco for 30 years, so i have a long history with the area. i think some of the things important for everyone to understand is lack of availability to find ten, 15 acres this the san francisco or peninsula area. it really is almost impossible to find. as james and sfmta have been looking for sites, you could pull out a parcel map and partially identify 10, 15, 20 sites that exist. they are that size. to accommodate the uses you are looking to replace. from a big picture standpoint you are dealing with a small supply of properties that could work. whether they are available or not. then an incredibly large demand for sites like that. from a land perspective, you know, sites -- there's a higher and better use for most of the sites. you look at the rehabilitation that's gone on in san francisco and all the new development, most are redeveloped for offices, research and development, biotech, you know, housing. there is a higher value than storing towed cars. you know, it is used as incredibly difficult to find. when you find an oppo
with people who do not know how to file taxes properly. we are mainly focused in san francisco. we are small. we focus mainly on the tenderloin, chinatown, bayview, visitation. we do a lot of expansion. people start small through the credit union and then want to go to the bank. we know we are limited. we cannot afford to give out a big loan. starting from the credit union, we educate them about filing taxes properly and then moving on to the bank, a small one, expansion, and we work with the bank. the bank and credit union are similar. we do allow tax returns, projections. credit unions do not charge an additional loan or processing fee. processing time, on a small loan, -- consumer loans probably a few days. because we require a business plan, sometimes it takes longer. business plans take a while. especially bank statements. we need to see consistent income coming in. so far, a credit union delinquent rate is quite low because we are working with a client. we want to keep that low and as part of our mission. there is no application fee. if you are interested in an application or informati
it. this is a finite 49 square miles and that defines san francisco. i am not anti-development by any means but it needs to be done right wherever it's done in conjunction with transportation, water, sewer, electrical infrastructure. transportation is so important when talking about projects like park merced or others. if you talk about building a project anywhere and look at the eir process or elements that have to do with transportation and just rely on muni and near a station or track. we just can't put it off like that and we have one element -- excuse me, probably going to work. no. so it means doing it right in conjunction with all of the existing infrastructure including muni. >> all right. mr. crowley. >> thank you cheryl. we are blessed. we are land locked but i believe in this case we need to have balance. we have a housing trust before us this november they believe needs to be replacing the redevelopment agency which has indexes for salaries of folks that can benefit from an affordable housing policy. i would also say that most homes and apart
in california. a look at the prices around the bay area show regular unleaded averaging 4.68. san francisco is 4.74. there is hope that relief on the way. the state approved the early release of winter blend fuel in an effort to help pump up california's gas supply and bring down prices. >>> in election news, voters are going to be polls around the bay area to cast early ballots in the upcoming election. early voting opened today in several counties around the state. this was the sustain morning in san francisco. beginning today, voters can also vote by mail. signed vote by mail applications must be submitted to the department of elections no later than october 30th. if you have not registered to vote, the deadline to do that is october 22nd. >>> president obama is right now flying to his next stop after a 24 hour fund raising trip to the bay area. he board air force one just a few hours ago at sfo. mr. obama faces new poll numbers today that shows that mitt romney now taking the lead. ally has a report on the president's time in san francisco. >> reporter: people lined up along the barricades o
mirkarimi the suspended san francisco sheriff. the board of supervisors is voting on whether to remove him from office for good. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in san francisco with more on what is at stake. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. this case has played out for months at city hall and this decision a big deal because it could set the precedent for misconduct cases in the future. sheriff ross mirkarimi pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor relating to a domestic violence dispute that left his wife with a bruised arm on new year's eve. nine months later we could find out if he stays or if he goes for official misconduct. his wife eliana lopez showed her neighbor a bruised arm which you can see in this video after her husband grabbed her during an argument. mirkarimi was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and ordered to undergo counseling. he was also placed on unpaid leave by mayor ed lee. since then, mirkarimi has been fighting for his job. his attorney says that the marital incident has nothing to do with his role has sheriff and he was also voted in. mayor lee want
much thank the senator for participating. i know that there are a reasons here in san francisco where the result is a foregone conclusion according to many, politicians and i respect the fact that he respects the voters by attending this event. on your question regarding pensions, my husband is here in the audience and he is a retired beneficiary of a state pension program and so we very much think that the state needs to honor its obligations to all of the workers who did that program over the years and those are contractual obligations and i am an attorney and i do believe that those obligations need to be honored. however we have what the government has called a ponzi scheme and so there needs to be definitely a serious readjustment of the priorities in terms of making it more of a private sector-funded type of pension benefit program going forward. >> thank you. >> mr. leno? >> let me also thank both leagues for bringing us together today and also it is a real pleasure to be here with miss dillan who is a great respectful of her party and an activist in the community. as i t
important to the african-american community, but to the entire health and wellness of san francisco and i believe we compete as a world and global leader. so, how do we fix this? >> well, there are definitely some concrete examples of past efforts or current efforts that actually produced results. so, if you think of the consent decree, for example, and what it was able to bring to some of our racially isolated schools in the way of some strategies. so, the additional resources, a longer school day, additional staffing, some of the same elements you see in our school improvement grant effort which have actually surpassed a lot of rates of improvement with most of our schools, having those extra intervention teachers who can be there to ensure all students in the class are keeping up with the grade level standard as an example. and one concerted effort is working closely with after-school providers so that there are shared academic goals. so, yes, they do an enrichment, but here is an opportunity also to catch up on some reading tutoring, math tutoring, et cetera. those are other examples.
that could lead to the firing of undocumented employees. >>> san francisco's first target store is set to open wednesday at 4th and mission in san francisco. it will be 2/3 the size of other stores and offer smaller items. target also plans to open a second store in san francisco in 2013. >>> jerry hill is crying foul over a move by the public utilities commission to temporarily suspend hearing into the san bruno pipeline explosion. they filed a request for a month long halt to allow talks to get underway. he says a judge held a hearing this morning and decided on a week long postponement. he suggested pg&e is behind the request to try to chemodamaging testimony -- to keep damaging testimony out. >>> a report says doing business with two chinese equipment makers could pose a security threat to the united states. the report says that they have ties to the chinese government that has been suspected of fostering cyber security breaches in the united states. they employ 400 people. >>> if you are planning to fill up you might want to hold off till tomorrow. the over night change that could
in sanncisc fransco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars that's how much the president raid in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each for a meet and greet with the president. those who didn't want to fork out that kind of cash made their way to the bill gram civic
current conditions step in and out the door 58 right now in downtown san francisco 57 like in of an oakland. concord at 53 degrees. by 3:00 p.m. and again only contending with 2: schussing at green yellow on your screen. that green represents '60s to the heart of the bay 74 and an area's portions of the south and north bay as well. for and as we pushed the clock and to the evening hours check out atm of the blue stars to fill in indicating where we will see those fifties. some expect to reconditions into the evening hours, you may need a jacket. upper 60s low seventies in the south bank. the 70 over and sign them could climb to the mid '70s for antioch. 70 over and concord. castro valley mostly sunny conditions temperatures in the mid '60s. as we focus our attention of a north bay pretty comfortable conditions. 65 for downtown san francisco. that's take a look at your satellite and radar. you could see us. so we cp coming down the shore freeway of that green represents speeds over 50 mi. per hour as we take that right for you you will see no problem. 62 mi. an hour, 63 mi.
dynamic. in particular here in san francisco the market is very strong for real estate. even as the city negotiates for extensions of leases and renewals we are finding prices of buildings we have been previously leasing are going up tremendously. i understand the tightness of the market. i'm not as family with daly city or with the peninsula. i think i need more information to be convinced on this lease. san francisco i understand. * given the value of real estate and value of site you own, i'm curious as from your interest point you want to lock in the sfmta ten years. given the fact the value of this property could go up why it is in prologis's interest to lock in when you may find a tenant that has the ability to pay far more than the city of san francisco. >> that is a great question. it is an analysis we constantly do in our very high demand areas like the city of san francisco. but the decision i made was to provide the certainty of this investment. locking it into a longer term. most groups that we were talking with were interested in a longer term, because it is very challengin
past san francisco airport. we'll tell you when it's expected to wrap up coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, october 9. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> president barack obama is waking up this morning in san francisco. >> not going to be around very long, though. he is flying out of sfo early this morning. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is here in san francisco where the president has raised a lot of campaign cash. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this was president obama's last fundraising blitz here in the bay area. but a successful one. he is expected to take home about $2 million to his campaign. now, crowds greeted president obama's arrival at sfo yesterday. at his events he told bay area supporters to get, quote, almost obsessive about his re- election. he attended two fundraisers a private $20,000 a plate dinner and a concert at the graham auditorium. the president asked supporters to help him finish what he started four years ago and mr. obama roused the crowd with his own big bird jokes. >> finally somebody is cracki
attended an afternoon fund raiser at the inter-continental. that is on howard street in san francisco. as we just saw, reggie kumar is there. president obama is there. at the bill graham civic auditorium with streets closed. mcalester street, polk, st. closed. president obama will fly out tomorrow morning. the presidential motorcade could really impact morning traffic. >>pam: the latest for the retired schoolteacher murder. hercules are holding a candlelight vigil. her husband called a neighbor on friday night when she did not show up to the airport in hercules. let me show you in the distance the candlelight vigil and flowers that have been left. this is in the memory of the woman that has been murdered. a difficult time. as you can see this video there are family, friends that have set up these candles. there are flowers out here in memory. i spoke with these people and even the people that did not know her. they paid their respects. >> this is horrific. that even this could happen in our community. she was a beautiful, beautiful lady. and we are very upset. that. two-murder her lik
he is appealing to donors tonight in san francisco as his poll numbers show his lead is slipping. >>> the south bay workers most in need of a higher minimum wage. blocking chances at a small raise. >> not really cool, huh? >> gasoline prices calls for a federal investigation. what the experts say is working against our chances for relief at the pump. good everyoning, i'm dana king. >> we start with campaign 2012. president obama just wrapping up a brief bay area fund raising swing. he had already made a million by the time he got there at a small event across town. after that, he headed for a $20,000 a plate dinner party with 100 supporters followed by a concert for 6,000 more featuring musicians, john legend, and michael franty. it was the president who stole the show as he made his pitch for four more years. >> we are here because we have some work to do. we are here because we have an election to win. we are here because everything we fought for in 2008 is on the line in 2012. i'm going to need your help to finish what we started. >> this is the president's fourth bay are
is spending the night in san francisco tonight after a star studded concert and speech. it was part of a fundraising trip across california. tickets for tonight went for $7,500. president obama used the venue to rev up support. >> the superpiece of governor romney is a tax cut for the welty. don't boo, vote -- wealthy. don't boo, vote. he stood up on stage, promised his tax cuts would include the top 1%. he promised this. most of the economickest who crunched the number said the plan would blow up the deficit or raise taxes on the middle class. one or the other. that is how math works. >> the visit brought out a few protesters and lots of supporters. kron 4's reggie kumar is live near the bill graham civic auditorium with more tonight. >> reporter: the president left bill graham civic auditorium an hour ago. he spoke 22 minutes. those who attended loved every minute of it. >> reporter: this is president obama leaving monday night's night's fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium. tickets range from $22 to $100 which included a concert. >> he talked about his plans for the fut
this is the regular meeting of the board of education of san francisco unified school district for september 25, 2012 is now called to order. roll call please. (roll call). >> thank you. >> if you would like to join us for the pledge of allegiance. pledge one and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. okay. i get the first word. giants go. another world series champion. okay. seriously let's get back to the agenda. item a approval of board minutes for the regular minutes of march 13, 2012, august 14, 2012, september 11, 2012. is there a motion for all three? >> [inaudible] >> is there a second. >> second. >> any corrections? roll call please. >> thank you. >> yes. >> ms. (roll call. that is six aye's. >> thank you. presentations to the board of education superintendent report. superintendent carranza your thoughts for the evening. >> great thank you president yee. ladies and gentlemen and all of our parents listening at home. i wish you a good evening. thank you for being here in the board room. just a few thoughts to shar
territory of san francisco yesterday on a day when the poll up ins that were released don't look good for the president. pew research center found mitt romney is leading 49-45%. the first major poll taken since he debated mitt romney. the president's debate performance was widely criticized even by his supporters. some said they came out to support him in san francisco because of his debate performance. >> the debate, i thought if romney got elected and i hadn't done everything i could to help, i would never forgive . that's why i'm here today. -- >> reporter: the president is in town to raise money this is his sixth visit here this year. he told supporters he intends to win this election. his next stop is ohio, a swing state. he will be leaving this morning, this is between -- on howard between fourth and fifth he will be leaving after commute rush hour, after 9:00. you want to keep that in mind if you are going to be in this area. when his motorcade is on the move they shutdown several downtown blocks. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> when that does happen sue hall will be keeping us
approving contract number cpt631. planned rehabilitation between city and county of san francisco and complete work to rebuild major systems and components on approximately ab standard diesel buses in amount not to exceed 19,105,885 not to exceed six years, limited to 12 million. >> thank you. we have a representative. >> briefly on this, this is from supervisor wiener's office . this would allow you to engage work to rehabilitate 80 diesel buses. this contract is reflective of mta's increased focus on maintenance and years of deferred maintenance of their bus fleet. this will help reduce bus breakdowns and increase reliability. supervisor respectfully requests your support. the mta is here. >> thank you very much. the mta. >> good afternoon, supervisors. i'm nelson how from the mta. this project is to rehabilitate 80 buses. the main purpose is provide reliable buses and extend lives of these buses in order for us to be able to face the procurement of the buses and reduce average age of buses and make them more reliable for service. >> and the dollar value is included in your budg
. it is a challenge that has bedeviled us here in san francisco and across the country for a long time and it is frustrating to see people who see the abuse and key people who need access to the spaces from getting it. i don't know what the solutions will be; if we will be able to find solutions; it's a complicated and sensitive issue. we look forward to having recommendations to bring back to you next spring. that is what i have in my report. >> first of all, on the busy, hopefully really busy weekend in october during the us open golf tournament, you took action in consultation with the taxicab companies to allow this and to operate during the golf tournament. are you planning to take similar action? >> i have not discussed this with the taxi services. the intra-agency planning for this includes the taxi staff. making sure taxies have access to the event. we have concern about the ticketing of taxies. >> i think that's great. we have to recognize that on days like this, taxis are a key part of our public transportation system and they should be encouraged to pick up and dro
. in 2003, i was asked to come to san francisco public utilities commission to take the meat on the program. i'm responsible for all the large capital projects for water, waste water, and power. it's about $12 billion of capital projects. we have a lot of projects. our water system improvement program, 80 products that span seven counties. we have a staff of about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in s
in the 25 years in san francisco. i don't take up a parking spot. i don't have a driver's license, they can thank me after the hearing. but now masonic is my north/south route. and other streets go straight hill and dead end. if there was another option for bikes, we would take it. believe me. and the conditions on masonic are completely unacceptable, not just me but the people that have been killed there that i am totally heart broken about. and to me that takes such precedence over parking, and the fact that people are complaining about the loss of parking spaces, and in the light of the slaughter on this street. it's shameful of that priority. this is a great plan, i am extremely impressed what they have come up with. and it's no loss of muni speed. as experienced as i am in a bicyclist in this city. i have been extremely close to being killed on masonic. to the point that the person in the back has their heart in their throat. don't want to do that and please approve this plan. >> ana marie pierce. >> good morning, i am ana marie pierce. i would like to thank those who prepared this pla
. >> hello san francisco! >> the president addresses supporters in san francisco tonight after a star studded concert fundraiser. good evening everybody. >> the president took to the stage just 30 minutes ago at the packed stadium. he is expected to race millions of dollars in campaign cash. happening now, heather holmes is live outside the event with the reception he has received in the city. heather. >> reporter: the president just wrapped up the remarks. he spoke to the crowd for about 30 minutes. if you take a look you can see people are beginning to file out. while most were on their feet when john legend was preforming they erupted when the president took to the stage and he calls on them to continue their support and the final 29 days of this campaign. >> we are here because we have work to do. we are here because we have the election to win. we are here because everything we fought for since 2008 is onto line in 2012. i'm going need your help to finish what we started. >> obama. we love you. >> the excitement was high. the line long outside the center outside the 6,000 peo
question the report about, real estate services, the san francisco unified school district about how they are utilizing the property. this is a large issue regarding our real estate assets. that is a larger question. i don't think this committee over this topic will be able to answer that question. that is a bigger issue i think the city needs to take a look at. i want to make that comment. a lot of this was geared about our assets. i think we deserve a larger and more thorough conversation in the future. when we talk about why it is we couldn't purchase the facility, why is it that we lost out. i know the city was in the process of doing it, trying to acquire that, from my understanding. the simple matter is we are a public agency that moves slower than some of the other entities. we have less to trade with. for example, property and other things. for these inherent reason and multiple boards, we are slower and less nimble to respond to certain deals that come up in the marketplace that happen very quickly. so i think we all need to recognize this so we can blame and point finger ab
the -- the last time antioch was the coolest. 58 in san francisco. parts of the peninsula you get mid-50s to upper 50s and 60s because coming around the low is a south wind. it's not that bad. partly sunny, breezy. we'll still get a breeze today. partly sunny, partly cloudy, breezy showers near the coast. there could be isolated showers late tonight into tomorrow. 60s and 70s. everyone is very close. usually it warms up as you go up north, but that's not the case today. 72, san jose. 71 santa clara. cupertino at 73. senate and 73. san mateo and san bruno. look at that. we'll get clearing skies. cool mornings, warmer days. >>> new this morning, the world hunger situation suddenly improved. what's behind the immediate change? >> what's this all about? a wrestling fan gets a little too close to the action. the charges a wrestler could face. tillamook yogurt has no high fructose corn syrup. no artificial sweeteners. no artificial colors and no artificial flavors. that's no, no, no and... no. of course, sometimes no is a good thing. >>> the low off the coast has produced some partly cloudy skies. it wi
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